Sandhya K. Singal, Yagna U. Shukla


This review was done to find out and scrutinize procedures used in cross cultural adaptation of Patient Rated Tennis Elbow Evaluation scale and describe it. Articles were searched from different databases using key words and reviewed critically. PRISMA checklist was used for analysing and reporting articles.8 studies met the criterias for inclusion in the review. The overall rating for the process of cross cultural adaptation process was good. The studies used the guidelines given by Beaton et al, WHO and criterias suggested by Terwee CB et al for cross cultural adaptation of an instrument. Translation and cross cultural adaptation process requires careful selection of the members according to suggested guidelines and should be done with great care to provide best properties.


Patient Rated Tennis Elbow Evaluation scale, cross cultural adaptation, guideline, translation, narrative review

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